Sustainable Urban Architectural Designer
Independent Architectural Entrepreneur and Event Organizer
Community Liaison-Business Development Manager
Architectural Job Captain
Project Manager II
Architectural Intern III
Architectural Intern II
Architectural Intern I
$50,000 per salaried
Carnegie Mellon University
United States – Minnesota – Minneapolis
United States – California – Los Angeles
United States – Colorado – Denver
United States – Louisiana – New Orleans
United States – Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh
Government & Military
Peter Newton, Associate AIA, CSBA, PMP
901 E Van Buren St., #2039
Phoenix, AZ 85006
An aspiring architect, designing creative and contemplative spaces through client participation. Experienced in project management, architecture, construction, planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainability. Organized meetings to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. My portfolio includes places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. Participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. Developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters. Lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.
- Architectural Programming & Design
- Critical Thinking & Collaborative Problem Solving
- Developing & Delivering Presentations
- Sustainable Building Design & Systems Integration
- Graphic Communication
- Spatial Visualization & Modeling
- Construction Conflict Resolution
- Document Project Status, Progress, Close Out & Archival Management
- Pre-Occupancy, Facility & Site Assessment
- Volunteer Management
- Mentoring & Teaching
- Civic Leadership
- Conference & Trade Show Development, Management & Representation
Independent Services, Contract Work, Phoenix, AZ, 2003 – Present
Networked at business round tables, Chambers of Commerce and professional associations, to develop strategic allegiances for civic initiatives and entrepreneurial projects.
- Documented existing conditions for separate renovation projects for LuPe Designs and Herb Hacker, AIA.
- Researched how to create a new architecture partnership, Fourward Architecture.
- Canvassed door to door (sales) and consulted for multiple campaigns
Romanoski Glass and Mirror, Lead Generation and Sales Manager, Phoenix, AZ, 2011
Directed lead generation and sales across the Southwest. Demonstrated the Major Industries product line at professional society meetings and conferences, and delivered lunch and learn presentations about innovations in day-lighting.
Jacobs Engineering, Architectural Job Captain, Phoenix, AZ, 2007 – 2009
Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for the US Air Force in Texas and South Carolina. Received a commendation letter from CVS/pharmacy for thoroughness in facilities assessment and surveys of acquired stores.
Cawley Architects, Project Manager, Phoenix, AZ, 2005 – 2007
Worked closely with consultants to design and construct turnkey commercial, warehouse and retail projects, and the firm’s only 5 story steel structure, a Class A office building with a signature cantilevered, radial curtain wall and a parapet sunscreen.
Rob Paulus Architect, Ltd., Architectural Designer, Tucson, AZ, 2003
Designed and developed construction documents for residential, commercial and urban redevelopment projects, including mechanical and electrical designs.
Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects, Architect In Training, Houston, TX, 2000 – 2002
The Mathes Group, Telecommunication CollocationProject Coordinator, New Orleans, LA, 1999 – 2000
Olde New Orleans Design Group, Residential Design-Build Draftsman, New Orleans, LA, 1998 – 1999
Christner Inc., Architectural Intern, St. Louis, MO, 1996 – 1998
American Institute of Architects, 1999 – present
Developed and coordinated Continuing Education programs, including state conferences, for numerous chapters. Desktop published AIA New Orleans Newsletter and Meeting Notices. Drafted AIA St. Louis letter of support for the renovation of the historic Statler and Lenox Hotels.
USGBC Arizona Chapter Central Branch, Phoenix, AZ, 2006 – Present
Severed as Vice-Chair of the Advocacy Committee to develop the Chapter’s Policy Position and “How to Take Action” papers.
Metropolis St. Louis, Living Environments Committee, St. Louis, MO, 1997 – 1998
Planned and developed entrepreneurial programs, to create grassroots efforts to keep young professionals in St. Louis and revitalize the city.
Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Major in Architecture, St. Louis, MO, 1996
Carnegie Mellon University, Pre-College, Architecture, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991
Professional Development and Certifications, 1997 – Present
Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA), Ikoloji, Sustainable Building Advisor Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2010 – 2011
AIA Phoenix Metro-City of Phoenix-Phoenix College, Revit Boot Camp, Phoenix, AZ, 2010
PMP Certification-Microsoft Office 2007, Training To You, Phoenix, AZ, 2010
OSHA 10, Jacobs Engineering, San Antonio, TX, December 2008
Project Rising: Real Estate Pitch Forum, Invited to participate, City of Phoenix and Ikoloji, 2012
AIA Phoenix Metro, Appointed Phoenix Section Chair, AIA Phoenix Metro, 2010-2011
Michael G. Meyers Design and Scholarship Competition, Juror, AIA Houston, 2002
PSI Homesavers, Gold Hammer Award,2002
AIA National Associates Committee, Chapter of the Year Award,2002
AIA New Orleans, Elected Intern/Associate Director,2000
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Member, 1997 to Present
Modern Phoenix, Volunteer, 2007 to Present
Modern Architecture Preservation Project – Tucson, Organizing Member, 2004 to Present
Project Management Institute (PMI), Member, 2010 to Present